verb (used without object)
Origin of neigh
Examples from the Web for neigh
But there is no question that he will bring a compelling case, neigh on to invincible.
Everything is in confusion for Drona's having only heard the neigh of (Arjuna's) steeds.The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 4|Kisari Mohan Ganguli
Upon this announcement Neigh looked at poor Chickerel as if he saw through him into the wall.The Hand of Ethelberta|Thomas Hardy
Never would I let him triumph over me—wear the watch, hang the chain over his waistcoat, and neigh with joy.
British Dictionary definitions for neigh
Word Origin for neigh
Word Origin and History for neigh
Old English hnægan "to neigh," probably of imitative origin (cf. Old Norse gneggja, Middle High German negen, French hennir, Japanese inanaki). Related: Neighed; neighing. As a noun from 1510s.